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What is Zyprexa (olanzapine)?

Zyprexa (olanzapine) is a prescription antipsychotic medication that treats schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in teenagers and adults. Zyprexa comes in the form of a tablet that dissolves quickly in your mouth.



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Can my elderly parent take olanzapine for dementia-related psychosis?
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Olanzapine (Zyprexa) is in a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It is used to ...
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What are the side effects of olanzapine?
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Olanzapine can cause side effects, some of which may be serious. You also should seek emergency ...
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What should I know about olanzapine before taking it?
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Before taking olanzapine, you should know that it might make you dizzy or slow your reaction tim...
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Who should not take olanzapine extended release injectable suspension?
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